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Foster O. is 37 years old. He is married and has three children: two sons and one daughter. According to him, all his children are in junior high and the basic school. His wife is a fishmonger. He lives with his wife and children in a rented apartment in a small farming community called Nkwateng in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The major occupation of the residents, the men in particular, is farming.

Foster is a farmer and at the same time runs a provisions store in which he sells products such as sugar, milk, milo, toffees, etc. He says he procures his goods from Nkawkaw, a nearby city. His shop is located by the roadside. Foster has been in business for 10 years. He wants a loan to procure various provisions to stock his shop. He desires to give his children the best education he can afford.

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  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 21
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  • $12,624,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.4
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Foster to procure provisions.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 12, 2009
Mar 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009